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Alarm system goes off by itself

Have 94 grand cherokee.  remotes quit long ago.  i use door locks to lock and the key to unlock.  this also engages the alarm system.  now, the alarm system has started going off by itself after 5 to 15 minutes.  can i disarm the alarm system and use only the door locks?

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    When I use the automatic lock on my remote or when doors lock themselves I get a strange sound from the system. The locks work but the noise is coming from the back door

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Your system may have a backup battery that has low voltage when the car is turned off. You may have to look under the dash to see if you can find the main computer for the alarm.

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